Lake Champlain News & Events

Lake Champlain News and Events

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Lake Champlain News & Events

Lake Champlain News, Information, Events and Activities from all around the Lake Champlain Valley of northern New York and Vermont and southern Quebec.

There’s a lot going on around the Lake Champlain Valley and it can be tricky keeping up with different events in the different communities around the Valley. If you’re looking for a calendar of events and activities, you can check out Lake Champlain Life Calendar.

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VT Fish & Wildlife Conducting Angler Survey

Posted on May 25th, 2015 - 0 Comments

Angler Survey By Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is conducting an angler survey for the open water season. Information collected in this survey helps to provide insights into fishing efforts, catch rates, species targeted, and biological information from fish harvested. The survey is already underway and continues through October 15. The survey is covers both Vermont and New York waters of Lake Champlain's main basin from the Champlain…

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World’s Tallest Filing Cabinet

Posted on May 20th, 2015 - 0 Comments

The World's Tallest Filing Cabinet? The World's Tallest Filing Cabinet is 38 feet tall and is made of real file cabinets that have been welded one on top of the other. This towering sculpture was built in 2002 by Bren Alvarez, a Burlington, Vermont artist. Alvarez wanted to create a satirical sculpture that would comment on the bureaucracy of urban planning. The World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, actually titled "File Under So. Co., Waiting for...,"   is a stack of 11 brown,…

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Burlington Ranked an Underrated Summer Vacation Destination

Posted on May 20th, 2015 - 0 Comments

Burlington, Vermont an Underrated Summer Vacation Destination The web site Travel Pulse recently listed Burlington, Vermont as one of the top '7 Underrated U.S. Summer Vacation Destinations'. To those of us who are fortunate enough to live in the area this is no surprise. Burlington, Plattsburgh, the Adirondacks, the Green Mountains and especially Lake Champlain are all treasures. What I found surprising was that with all of the features and attractions in our area the only mention was…

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Sunset over Lake Champlain : May 17, 2015

Posted on May 18th, 2015 - 0 Comments

Sunset over Lake Champlain : May 17, 2015. (Photo by Tom McHugh) Photo of Lake Champlain sunset from Alburgh, Vermont looking northwest toward Rouses Point, New York and border at Quebec,…

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Vermont’s Water Quality Bill

Posted on May 18th, 2015 - 0 Comments

Vermont Water Quality Bill Headed For Approval Vermont's landmark water quality legislation that aims to curb the flow of pollution into the state’s waterways and create a road map for future water quality initiatives has cleared the Senate and House and is headed to Governor Shumlin's desk for signing. Gov. Peter Shumlin said he supports the bill and is looking forward to signing what he says is the most significant clean water bill in the state’s history, Vermont's…

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Vermont Using EPA Guidance for Blue-Green Algae Toxins in Lake Champlain

Posted on May 14th, 2015 - 0 Comments

As we all prepare for summer fun on Lake Champlain, Vermont state agencies and local partners are preparing for summer blue-green algae cyanobacteria monitoring. Blue-green algae occurs naturally in the waters of Vermont, including in Lake Champlain, and thrives in nutrient-rich conditions. The algae can multiply rapidly in warm conditions. These annual monitoring efforts by the Vermont Department of Health, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Lake Champlain…

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Vermont Trophy Trout Stocking Under Way

Posted on May 11th, 2015 - 0 Comments

Vermont Trophy Trout Stocking Vermont Fish & Wildlife has begun its annual fish stocking. The stocking program will ultimately put over one million adult fish, fry and fingerlings - including over 18,000 trophy trout, into Vermont waters in 2015. The fish stocking program is designed to help maintain and restore fisheries, which will increasing angling opportunities. "We'll be stocking nearly 18,500 large, two-year old trout across Vermont, and anglers will…

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Cold Water Boating Hazards

Posted on May 8th, 2015 - 0 Comments

After a long, cold... very cold... North Country winter, we're all looking forward to warmer weather recreational activities. These first warm days of spring often attract boaters and other recreational enthusiasts to the many beautiful lakes, rivers, and streams across Vermont and northern New York. Particular caution is necessary early in the boating season across the North Country This week's rescue of three kayakers from Lake Champlain illustrates the need for proper precaution. Two…

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John Guilmette Access Improvements Update

Posted on May 6th, 2015 - 0 Comments

John Guilmette Access Update Vermont's Fish & Wildlife Department reminds Lake Champlain anglers and recreational boaters of the continued construction at the John Guilmette Access Area in South Hero. The access area is not open for public use at this time. Vermont Fish & Wildlife acquired the access area as part of its ongoing program to provide public access to public waters. “The ultimate goal of the project is to make the access area safer and more user-friendly,…

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Anglers and boaters reminded of cold water safety

Posted on May 5th, 2015 - 0 Comments

The ice has left, fishing seasons are beginning and boaters are anxious to get on the water.The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds anglers and recreational boaters to be aware of the cold water conditions that are present in the spring.   “The spring season offers some of the best fishing of the year in Vermont, and can also be a very enjoyable time for boaters to get out on the water before the busy summer season begins. That being said, we’d like to remind…

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